Continental Director, NOC & NPC Relations – Europe - Olympics & Paralympics (F/M)

Saint-Denis (93) - France
Published on 04/20/2022
On Location

Sportcarriere is assisting On Location in the recruitment of a Continental Director, NOC & NPC Relations – Olympics & Paralympics for the European continent.

On Location is a global leader in premium experiential hospitality, offering ticketing, curated guest experiences, live event production and travel management across sports, entertainment, fashion, and culture. On Location provides unrivaled access for corporate clients and fans looking for official, immersive experiences at marquee events, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, New York Fashion Week and more.
An official partner and/or service provider to over 150 iconic rights holders, such as the IOC (Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026, LA 2028), NFL, NCAA, UFC and PGA of America, and numerous musical artists and festivals, the company also owns and operates several of its own unique experiences. On Location is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports, and content company.
Last summer, On Location and the International Olympic Committee have signed an historic long-term agreement that includes all editions of the Olympic and Paralympic Games until 2028.
On Location, has then become the exclusive provider for the official hospitality products of the Games at Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026 and Los Angeles 2028.
Designed in collaboration with the Organizing Committee of each Host City, the Olympic and Paralympic hospitality products will provide a one-of-a-kind window into these world-renowned locations. Packages will include tickets, accommodations, experiences and unique hospitality offers at the heart of the Games and the hosting city.
It is from this perspective that On Location is currently building its Parisian team in order to work on the hospitality programs of the Games hand to hand with Paris 2024 OCOG.

After Paris 2024, this important remit spans multiple Games in order to apply valuable learnings, insights, and efficiencies across all projects. It would therefore be possible to switch after Paris to Milan Cortina 2026 and/or Los Angeles 2028.

Functions and responsibilities

Under the responsibility of the On Location Vice President for International Relations, you will ensure the following missions :

  • Build, strengthen and manage relationships with key NOC / NPC leadership and stakeholders ;
  • Collaborate in the development of innovative and relevant assets and programs for their NOC Family and stakeholders (heads of state, sponsors, AF&F, fans) ;
  • Build long-term and successful sales and marketing partnerships with NOCs and NPCs to reach Olympic and Paralympic fans and maximize commercial opportunity in their territories ;
  • Drive business development efforts with NOC / NPC stakeholders to develop and maximize Games commercial opportunity, including offering targeted and bespoke services (i.e., NOC Hospitality Houses), as well as managing turnkey solutions ;
  • Together with On Location key departments, develop sales materials, detailed product brochures with accurate pricing and necessary assets, and provide these to the NOCs / NPCs to assist their efforts ;
  • Work with NOC/ NPCs by phone, video conferencing and/or face to face meetings ;
  • Manage the Client Service Managers within the team to develop, prepare and execute travel, ticket inclusive hospitality packages and bespoke programs ;
  • Ensure successful operational delivery of all NOC / NPC assets, including identifying and managing incremental hospitality assets requests for each of their stakeholder groups.
Profile requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field ;
  • 8 years+ Sales and Management Experience in sports or hospitality ;
  • Dynamic, competitive, hard-working multi-lingual sales and client-service leader with a successful track record in professional sports and/or large scale multi-national events ;
  • Expertise and deep understanding of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements and the stakeholders therein, especially the NOCs and NPCs ;
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, marketing, and sales skills ;
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and schedules ;
  • Strong relationships within the global events community ;
  • Strong management and leadership skills ;
  • Strong technology skills ;
  • Multi-lingual (English + at minimum one other language represented in your area) ;
  • Sales Force CRM expertise, Asana and Excel ;
  • You’re aligned with the On Location core values :
    • Exceed all service expectations with our customers, our partners, and each other ;
    • Team spirit, respect and gratitude.

Contract type : Permanent contract – Full time
Location : Saint-Denis (93) Paris region – High flexibility and availability for travels in France and abroad will be required.
Starting date : 2022 Second semester
Salary : Competitive

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